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How media can help to build democracy? Three initiatives for social change

This article was originally published on the EFJ website. The European Network Against Racism (ENAR) and Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) EU Office organized yesterday (26/04/2017) a meeting about media and its role for democracy in Europe. The international experts presented new initiatives for social change and talked about how media can help to build democracy and  how […]

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Germany: A draft law to counter hate speech would threaten freedom of expression

This article was originally published on the EFJ website. The German affiliate of the European Federation of Journalists, the Deutscher Journalisten-verband (DJV) co-signed a “Declaration on Freedom of Expression” in response to the adoption of the Network Enforcement Law („Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz”) by the German Federal Cabinet on April 5, 2017, supposed to be adopted by the German Bundestag […]

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Workshop: Inclusion and audience interaction are essential to prevent hate in the media

Civil society representatives and journalists from professional, community and refugee media organisations across Europe gathered in Concordia Press Club in Vienna, Austria, for the first media literacy workshop part of the Media against Hate campaign. The focus of the 2-day workshop was on connection – through storytelling and audience interaction – as the first step in hate prevention. Trainers Mukti […]

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The World Forum for Democracy 2017 is looking for initiatives on the theme ‘media and populism’

The 2017 World Forum for Democracy will focus on the role of political parties and media in the context of rising populism. A growing disconnect between citizens and political elites and dramatic changes in the media ecosystem are a challenge for democracy. New political and media actors and practices are emerging, offering opportunities for direct, unmediated […]

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Video contest: Announcing the “Favourite 5”

Media – in all their forms – play a crucial role in the shaping of identities, in the promotion or inhibition of dialogue, solidarity and recognition. Which strategies and tools can empower counter-narratives and challenge mainstream perceptions of refugees, of migration, of marginalized groups in general? The Media against Hate campaign invited professional journalists, community […]

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Video contest: Meet the jury!

Pamela Cioni is the communication manager of COSPE onlus, an Italian NGO that works in 30 countries worldwide on approximately 150 projects, alongside thousands of women and men. COSPE’s goal is to create change which guarantees equal and sustainable development, the respect of human rights, peace and justice among people. Giulia Dessì is project manager at the Media Diversity Institute (MDI). MDI […]

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Application open for the Migration Media Award!

Application are now open for the Migration Media Award which supports journalist excellence on migration in the Euro-Mediterranean region! Journalists or media organisations based in the European Union or EU South Partner Country are eligible to submit their published work along side with a proposal for a further production. The work should be related to […]

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Alexandra Pascalidou: “The hatred, the racism and sexism, is poisoning your mind”

This interview was originally published on the ECPMF website. Alexandra Pascalidou is a Swedish TV journalist with Greek heritage, who has been experiencing sexist and racist hate speech for many years. ECPMF: Please describe the gender-based violence and abuse that you have experienced as a result of your journalistic work, and cite examples. Since I […]

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